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Bwthyn Y Bugail (Shepherd's Cottage

Pedairffordd near Llanrhaeadr-Ym-Mochnant, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1049341)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 11

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "Just to say thank you for a wonderful week away with all the family."

    We all loved are stay and will book again soon.

    Reviewed by MariaJun 2022

  • "We absolutely loved our stay, everything was top notch."

    We couldn’t have asked for a more well equipped property. We would highly recommend this property and will definitely return. We hired the Granary also as there was a large group of us. Absolute luxury. Thanks Huw.

    Reviewed by GillJun 2022

  • "Great property and Huw was very helpful during our stay."

    We will return

    Reviewed by JamesMay 2022

  • "The house was amazing the location was stunning."

    Perfect house for families wanting a relaxing break. There isn’t much in the village so we drove to Llangollen for the day one day and that was good. We also went to the waterfalls which was lovely. The hot tub was brilliant and the view from the house is beautiful. Can’t recommend this house enough. Thanks again.

    Reviewed by ClaireMay 2022

  • "The cottage is absolutely beautiful, there were 9 of us and we didn't at any point feel that we were on top of each other."

    The games room was lots of fun, and my little boy loved the sandpit and swing. The owner was really friendly too

    Reviewed by MichelleMay 2022

  • "We had a fantastic girls only get together post Covid!"

    A fabulous house, with everything you need for a luxurious and relaxing stay. Thank you very much, hopefully we will be back soon.

    Reviewed by AnnaApr 2022

  • "This property is a fantastic place for a large group or two families to share."

    The cottage itself was huge with all that we could have needed with plenty of space for us all. Great kitchen (where we spent most of our time), 5 lovely en suite bedrooms and absolutely awesome views across the valley. The hot tub, games room and shared play area were a huge hit with the kids we had in our party and really helped to make our week’s stay. We did attempt a couple of walks to the village which took about 40 mins so you’ll need to be prepared to drive out to go to a shop, pub etc. A really fantastic relaxing holiday - would love to return one day.

    Reviewed by ElinorApr 2022

  • "What a fabulous cottage with great outdoor space."

    Finished to a very high standard with everything you need for a perfect stay. The games room and hot tub was a great hit for everyone. The owner Huw is a lovely, friendly man and nothing was too much trouble for him. The views and surrounding countryside are beautiful. If you are thinking of booking this cottage then go for it - you will not be disappointed. We would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by PaulineMar 2022

  • "We had lovely time at the cottage celebrating a 30th birthday."

    Fantastic bedrooms with huge beds and a bathroom in each. The hot tub and games room were an added bonus! Nice big kitchen/diner with everything you could ask for with preparing meals. Nice living room with a great log burner, really cosy in the evenings. A beautiful area of Wales with many quaint villages. Lovely walks with waterfalls. All in all a fabulous stay and we wouldn't hesitate in recommending for a lovely relaxing break.

    Reviewed by JaneFeb 2022

  • "We had a lovely family weekend at Bwthyn Bugail."

    Huw the owner was very accomodating and friendly. It is an ideal sizeable house for get togethers. Lovely views of the mountains from the front of the house.

    Reviewed by SylwenFeb 2022

  • "Excellent barn conversion in a beautiful location."

    Perfect for larger family gatherings, with everything you need, comfortable rooms, and an amazing hot tub, Child friendly play ground Thank you Huw for being very helpful.

    Reviewed by StephenJan 2022

  • "This is a lovely barn conversion."

    Perfect stay for an extended family or group of friends. Although wheel chair friendly - it is not set up for disalbled/ infirm. Huw the host is very accomodating. Hot tub a great facility. Had a great Christmas there.

    Reviewed by NDec 2021

  • "Fabulous accommodation in a beautiful location."

    Perfect for larger family gatherings, with everything you need and an amazing hot tub. We’ll definitely be back.

    Reviewed by LindseyDec 2021

  • "This place is amazing!"

    Easy to find with a sat nav, just turn left in to the Barns instead of going up the narrow hill! East parking next to the property, access was easy with the key safe. The property was exceptionally clean as well as lovely and warm on arrival and the under floor heating was an added bonus! All the rooms are very well presented with high quality furnishings, modern features and very spacious. The only downside for me was the shower in the room at the top of the stairs, it's a great shower but the bathroom got a little wet as there's no side doors to the shower. There's plenty if seating in the lounge for the family to spend time together and we also found the sofa next to the dining table useful. The kitchen has everything you need, just ashame the hob is electric and not gas, but no big deal. The hot tob is amazing! It provides wonderful views during the day and the lights at night provide a wonderful effect! The games room is excellent. Despite the pool table getting jammed a couple of times, the owner Huw was there pretty soon after to sort the issues. Unfortunately the flights for the darts had been damaged so we were unable to play. I suggested to Huw that he purchase the darts that have a full plastic end to avoid damage. We drove to the SPAR in the local village a few times, this was a really handy to have near by. Unless you're an avid walker who doesn't mind steep hills, it's definitely a car journey! We had asda home delivery within 2 hours of arriving and this workedwell. There is a book in the property advising of local services which is also useful. We visited in December and for us it was a trip to relax and do next to nothing, but I'm sure in the summer it'd be a great base to explore nearby. We'd all love to come back here and spend some quality time together as a family in a quality property! Nobody should have any doubts about booking this property.

    Reviewed by MarkDec 2021

  • "The property was immaculate and clean, the welcome box full of Christmas goodies was such a lovely touch."

    The bedrooms were just so lovely with beautiful linen and soft white towels left in each bathroom. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely book again in the future. We really could not fault it and would recommend to friends and family. I would just note, I think more wine glasses are needed as there were only 4 cupboard which was not ideal for a group of 10 people. I would also note 1 Tea towel was not enough either.

    Reviewed by SusanDec 2021

  • "A beautiful cottage, enjoyed everything about it, amazing scenery will definitely be returning."

    Reviewed by HarjeevNov 2021

  • "One of the best places we have ever stayed, we loved every minute of our brake, it was everything we wanted and more, we will definitely be back!"

    !! Thank you

    Reviewed by HayleyOct 2021

  • "5 couples each with a bedroom and en-suite, all beautiful."

    Hot tub and games room amazing

    Reviewed by DianeSep 2021

  • "5 star cottage very spacious and comfortable and view is outstanding the owner ..."

    5 star cottage very spacious and comfortable and view is outstanding the owner was really helpful we would definitely want to come back

    Reviewed by ShulemJul 2021

  • "My family and I were delighted with everything about this property."

    The bedrooms and bathrooms were immaculate, and Huw and Caroline, the owners, couldn't have been more helpful looking after us and the hot tub! The only issue really was the WIFI (for the younger people in our group! ) but this is more a fibre optic issue and may be resolved in time. The "cottage" was really well designed and comfortable with fabulous views. It is certainly a place to return to.

    Reviewed by CarolJul 2021

  • "An excellent stay enjoyed by all and owner Huw was brilliant easily contactable ..."

    An excellent stay enjoyed by all and owner Huw was brilliant easily contactable when needed and very quick to respond to requests, will definitely be back

    Reviewed by KevinJul 2021

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Summary

  • Over two floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x family bedroom with super-king-size bed (zip/link bed, can be twin on request) and single day bed with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king-size (zip/link bed, can be twin on request) with en-suite bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, double basin and WC, 2 x super-king-size (zip/link can be twins on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link bed, can be twin on request) with en-suite wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility/cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Ranger cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio area with table, chairs and hot tub
  • Communal games room with pool table, table football and darts, as well as communal garden complete with picnic bench seating, barbecue and children’s play area
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking
  • Shop 1.8 miles, pub 1.6 miles
  • No Stags/Hens or Similar

The property

Llanrhaeadr-Ym-Mochnant 1.8 miles.

Offering unfettered views of the surrounding Berwyn Mountains and beyond is this exceptional barn conversion, Bwthyn Y Bugail.

With its outstanding rural location coupled with an exceptional interior design, complete with several luxury touches, you and your loved ones will be delighted to call this home as you explore this stunning part of Wales.

At the end of a bracing day, look forward to returning to the comfort of the sitting room and lighting up the woodburning stove, to ensure a tranquil ambiance on a crisp winter’s evening.

From here, slip down the corridor to discover the light-filled kitchen/diner, where the patio doors afford a consistent connection with the surrounding landscapes as you make the most of the quality appliances and settle down at the dining table for home-cooked food, toasting to a superb break and simply enjoying the company of your family.

At Bwthyn Y Bugail there are five exceptionally appointed bedrooms, each one featuring quality linens draping across sumptuous super-king-size beds, zip/link feature to ensure flexibility and views that will continue to captivate.

Here, you can choose between a ground-floor bedroom with en-suite wetroom, a family bedroom complete with an additional day bed, a stunning double bedroom with en-suite bath and walk-in shower and finally two bedrooms with their own en-suite shower room, together sleeping up to 11 people.

During the summer months, make the most of the private garden space, where you can enjoy a spot of alfresco dining before dipping into the hot tub to rest beneath a canopy of stars for a moment of luxury.

Alternatively, while away fun-filled hours within the communal games room or rustle up something tasty of the barbecue and get to know your holiday neighbours.

Bwthyn Y Bugail is a superb retreat to enjoy this part of Wales at any time of the year.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs: 1049346, 1049347, 1049348, together sleeping up to 34 guests.

Castellmoch Barns

Facing idyllic views of open countryside are four outstanding properties, all beautifully renovated to a high standard from historic country farm houses. The Castellmoch Barns are perfect for a large group looking to enjoy a luxurious weekend of celebration in a peaceful, rural setting. Two of the barns, Bwthyn Y Bugail (Shepherd's Cottage)and Y Beudy (The Dairy), share use of a children's play area and communal games room which boasts a pool table, table football and darts, while all have access to a communal garden complete with picnic bench seating and barbecue Nearby amenities can be found just over a mile away in the villages of PenybontFawr and Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, the latter being home to a well-stocked shop, two pubs, a charming café, and a fish and chip shop. Make sure to visit the Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, a striking attraction reaching up to 240 in ft, recognised as Britain's tallest single-drop waterfall, or avid ramblers can embark on a challenging hike up Berwyn Mountains. Spend a day travelling over to one of the nearby hotspots such as the National Trust's Powis Castle and Garden, the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Oswestry Hill Fort, Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, the town of Llangollen, and the expansive Offa's Dyke Path further afield. With so much to do inside and outside of the property, Castellmoch Barns are perfect for memorable getaways.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £600.

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About the location

LLANRHAEADR-YM-MOCHNANT

Lake Vyrnwy 8 miles; Bala 18 miles.

This pleasant village lies in the beautiful Tanat Valley at the foot of the Berwyn Mountains, only 4 miles from one of the Seven Wonders of Wales - the magnificent Pistyll Rhaeadr (240 ft high waterfall). Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant was the location for the successful film, The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain, and more recently the film Nativity 2 starring David Tennant. The village boasts two general stores, a newsagents, a Post Office, a butchers, two pubs, one hotel, one cafe and a fish and chip shop. It is surrounded by lovely countryside, providing walking trails for all abilities including Berwyn Ridge Walk and a trail to the summit of the waterfall. Discover lovely Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala, Powys Castle and Gardens, medieval Shrewsbury and Chester and the wonderful Snowdonia National Park.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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